The Sleeping and the Dead

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The Sleeping and the Dead
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Dust-jacket from the first edition
Author edited by August Derleth
Country United States
Language English
Genre Fantasy Horror short stories
Publisher Pellegrini & Cudahy
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages vi, 518 pp

The Sleeping and the Dead is an anthology of Fantasy and Horror stories edited by August Derleth. It was first published by Pellegrini & Cudahy in 1947. Many of the stories had originally appeared in the magazines The London Mercury, Weird Tales, Scribner's, Dublin University Magazine, Unknown, Esquire, The Bellman, Vanity Fair and Black Mask. An abridged edition (15 stories) was published by Four Square Books in 1963 under the same title.